Charles Raymond Ganung papers
Scope and Contents
The papers of Waterbury banker Charles Raymond Ganung (1897-1965) consist of membership cards, Selective Service cards and documents, World War II ration documents, his U.S. Army World War I honorable discharge, letters of introduction, ephemera, biographical information, and news clippings.
- Created: 1916-1997
- Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2012
- Ganung, Charles Raymond, 1897-1965 (Person)
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Biographical or Historical Information
Charles Raymond Ganung was born in Litchfield, Conn., in 1897, graduated from Litchfield High School, and served during World War I. In 1916, he became associated with the Waterbury Savings Bank and was promoted several times, retiring as vice president and secretary in 1959. He was a graduate of the American Insitute of Banking and the School of Banking of Rutgers University. Ganung was active in civic groups including the YMCA. He married Gladys Smith and they had three children. He died in Clearwater, Fla., in 1965.
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Eunice Ganung Wiseman
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This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
- Charles Raymond Ganung papers
- Leith Johnson
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